Coastal Research Institute (CORI), is a governmental organization established in 1972 as an urgent need for monitoring and protecting the Egyptian coasts. CORI is one of the twelve institutes of the National Water Research Center (NWRC).

Scientific Departments

Scientific Departments

The Coastal Research Institute encompasses four technical multidisciplinary departments and five units as follows:

Hydrodynamic Department with the following sections:

  • Field Investigation Section.
  • Data Base Section.
  • Numerical modeling Section.
  • Physical modeling Section.

Coastal Engineering Department with the following sections:

  • Planning and Designing Section.
  • Protection Impact studies Section.

Marine Geology Department with the following sections:

  • Sedimentation Section

Oceanography Department with the following sections:

  • Physical Oceanography Section.
  • Chemical Oceanography Section.

Research Services units classified as following:

  • GIS unit.
  • Scientific Instruments unit.
  • Field Labs unit.
  • Mechanical Affairs unit.
  • Drawing and Photo unit.